GMS     The Georgia Mineral Society, Inc.
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059

Adopt-A-Highway October

GMS members know when the leaves become an Autumn rainbow and pumpkins sprout on people's porches, it's time once again to don silly costumes, walk up and down the streets, and fill our bags with garbage!

Yes, that's right! GMS members have a weird way of trick-or-treating along our adopted highway!

Members dressed in Halloween costumes gather together no matter what the weather and work diligently to clean up a one mile stretch of road.

The tricks come first as we attempt to outdo one another with the weirdest piece of garbage picked up that day. Then we return with our garbage bags filled and collect a few treats!

After the road is once again sparkling clean, the entire group descends upon a local eatery, still in costume, where we startle the natives while we enjoy the best of local cuisine.

With bellies full we often turn to a quick rock collecting experience in the area.

Though it can be hard and dirty work, it is surprisingly satisfying and fun!

If you have any questions regarding GMS Adopt-A-Highway, please send email to

 

Adopt-a-Highway Message

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Date: October 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Where: See the October Tips and Trips for directions

Please mark your calendar for our bi-annual adopt-a-highway cleanup for October 27. Halloween costumes are optional, but a lot of fun. After clean-up we will have lunch followed by 1 or 2 special field trips. More details in the October Tips and Trips.

Juergen Poppelreuter
Adopt-a-Highway Chair


Click here for pictures from 2016 (2017 was rained out)

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Let's keep it clean!

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